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Paolo Volpin

BA (Bocconi) MA PhD (Harvard)
Associate Professor of Finance

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Research activity:
Centre for Corporate Governance
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‘Governance with Poor Investor Protection’, Journal of Financial Economics (2002); ‘Cross-Country Determinants of Mergers and Acquisitions’ (with S Rossi), Journal of Financial Economics (2004); ‘Political Economy of Corporate Governance’ (with M Pagano), American Economic Review (2005); ‘Managers, Workers, and Corporate Control’ (with M Pagano), Journal of Finance (2005); ‘Corporate Governance Externalities’ with (V Acharya), Review of Finance (2010); ‘The Life-Cycle of Family Ownership’ (with J Franks, C Mayer and H Wagner), Review of Financial Studies (2012); ‘Securitization, Disclosure and Liquidity’ (with M Pagano), Review of Financial Studies, forthcoming.

Research interest

Corporate governance, capital structure, mergers and acquisitions and theory of organisations.

Other activities

Associate Editor, Review of Finance. Director, European Finance Association.


Assistant Professor of Finance (London Business School).

Contact Details

Email: pvolpin@london.edu

tel: +44 (0)20 7000 8217
fax: +44 (0)20 7000 7001

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